Andrew Yang conceded defeat in the New York mayoral election after falling to fourth place despite his front runner status at the beginning of the election.
Why he’s conceding: Yang was one of the first of 13 Democratic candidates to drop out after results showed former police officer Eric Adams in the lead, according to Bloomberg.
Man Who Stomped on Elderly Chinese Man’s Head Says It Was Retaliation for Korean, Japanese Men Who Robbed Him
A homeless suspect arrested for viciously stomping on an elderly Chinese man in New York City in April says he committed the act in retaliation for an earlier robbery.
Victim accused: Jarrod Powell, 50, identified Yao Pan Ma as one of his two assailants, whom he described as a “Korean guy” and a Japanese man, according to the New York Daily News.
A GoFundMe campaign set up for a Bangladeshi Lyft driver who died after an alleged drunken driver T-boned his car in Maspeth in Queens, New York, has raised over $55,000.
The incident: Mohammed Hossain, 47, was driving with a passenger when a Ford Explorer driven by Erik Chimborazo crashed into his Toyota RAV4 at the intersection of Fresh Pond Road and Elliott Avenue at around 4 a.m. on Sunday morning, reported WLNY.
A group of Asian dancers in New York City was filming a K-pop cover video in Times Square when an unidentified male was caught on camera sexually harassing one of its members.
An uninvited appearance: Yingqi, a member of 404 Dance Crew, was filming a dance cover of “Next Level” by aespa for the group’s YouTube channel on the evening of May 25.
An Asian deliveryman on his way to deliver food on a bicycle was stabbed in broad daylight by another cyclist in New York City on Sunday.
The incident: The 53-year-old victim, whose identity has been withheld, was riding his bicycle near 3480 Fulton St. in Brooklyn’s Cypress Hills neighborhood at around 4 p.m. when he was attacked from behind, reported NBC.
The NYPD arrested the 24-year-old man who punched an elderly Chinese American woman in Queens in an unprovoked attack on May 26.
The arrest: The suspect, identified as Christian Batista of Queens, was arrested on Monday morning, according to ABC New York. He has been charged with assault in the second and third degree.
3-Year-Old to Play at Carnegie Hall After Becoming Youngest Elite International Music Competition Winner
Brigitte Xie, 3, will be one of the youngest people to ever perform at Carnegie Hall in New York.
The performance: The young pianist from Ridgefield, Conn., became the youngest first-place winner of the Elite International Music Competition earlier this spring, which landed her a performance in the American Protégé International Music Talent Competition in November, according to New York Post.
The NYPD deployed personnel from its scuba team and the Emergency Service Unit K-9 Division as the search continues for the 80-year-old man in Willowbrook Park in Staten Island, New York.
The details: Je Park appeared to “vanish without a trace” while visiting the park with his daughter, Jean, and 6-year-old granddaughter on May 27, Staten Island Live reported.
New York police are searching for a man accused of beating an Asian woman with a cane at a subway station in Manhattan last month.
What happened: The 23-year-old woman was on her way to an internship at a hospital when she came across the unidentified assailant, who struck her with his walking cane.
A New York federal judge ordered a nursing agency and recruiter to pay $1.56 million on Tuesday, for threatening the Filipino nurses they brought to the U.S. with large fines if they prematurely left their jobs.
Breach of contract: Prompt Nursing Employment Agency LLC, which conducts business as Sentosa Services, was found to have violated the Trafficking Victims Protection Act and broken its contract with threats to harm the nurses financially, reported Bloomberg Law.
A homeless man charged for sucker-punching a 55-year-old Asian woman in New York City’s Chinatown has a lengthy rap sheet, including multiple arrests for arson and assault in the past year.
The latest: Alexander Wright, 48, was charged with multiple crimes for Monday’s incident, which occurred around 6:15 p.m. on Bayard Street.
Actor Danny Glover stood with the AAPI community and called for justice and action to be taken at a #StopAsianHate rally in New York City’s Chinatown.
The rally: Local healthcare union workers and Manhattan Chinatown residents rallied together in lieu of the anti-Asian violence on May 27.